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Table I Long Scale Linear Slide Rules without multiple sections
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
CasellaA6516 (by Nestler)
1
c1930
100
Casella catalog [c1930]
DelamoriniereRgle calcul - 1.2m
1
1863
c50 to 60
Hopp [1999 ]
DelaveleyeRgle calcul - 2.3m
1
1863
c115
Hopp [1999]
Forsternone - 6-ft long 2-log cycles/beam compass
1
1632
91
Cajori [1910b]
Hoarenone
1
c1915
100
Otnes [2002]
Kolesch2630 Precision (by Nestler ?)
1
c1917
100
Kolesch catalog [1917]
Lambert - BranderRechenstabe (2 side by side rules like Oughtred's)
1
1770s
?
Cajori [1910b]
LeupoldMechanische Rechen Kunst
1
1727
121
Rudowski [2006a & 2012]
MabireRgle calcul - 3 m
1
c.1837
150
MDC Paris [1906]
Nestler19a Mannheim
1
1925 - 1931
100
Rance [2010]
Nestler24b Rietz
1
1912 - 1925
100
Rance [2010]
Nestler24R/1 Rietz
1
1931 - 1955
100
Rance [2018]
Nestler2c Mannheim
1
1912 - 1922
100
Rance [2010]
Scofield, E.M.The Engineer's Slide Rule
1
c1905
60
Schure [1994]
ThielmanSuper Supreme Slipstick
1
1957
91
eBay offfering [2001]
ThorntonD8617 (by Nestler)
1
early 1900s
100
Thornton catalog [c1910]
W. & S. Jones (also Adams)Robertson (sliding Gunter)
1
c1775
c72
Otnes [2002]
Ward, Johnnone - 2 to 3 ft. long
1
c1707
61-91
Cajori[1910b]
 

Table II Long Scale Linear Slide Rules with multiple sections
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Albert MartzSystem Frank Model 2 - registered DRGM 314734
2
1907
25 & 50
Craenen[2004]
Aristo10065 System Gruter
10
c1950s
250
Lovett [web site]
CasellaAnderson Improved Slide Rule
4
1910 to 1920
120
Lovett [2005]
Davis, John & SonStelfox
2
1910
25
Barnes [2005]
Dennert & PapeNo.10 Verbesserter Einskala-Rechenstab - Frank patent
2
c1910
50
K. Klein {2013]
Dennert & PapeNo.11 Verbesserter Einskala-Rechenstab - Frank patent
2
c1910
100
Dennert & Pape catalog [c1910]
Dennert & PapeNo. 34 Vierstellen-Rechenstab (Busse)
2
1924-1935
50
Fernandez [ARC 2011]
Dennert & PapePrazisions-Kubus-Rechenstab
2
c1920
50
David Rance Collection
Dietzgen1741 (310/1741) Novo-Duplex (by Faber-Castell)
2
1962 - 1972
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell2/83 (310/83 & 334/83) Novo-Duplex
2
1962 - 1972
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell2/83N (310/83N, 312/83N & 315/83N) Novo-Duplex
2
1969 - 1975
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell342, 342N, 3/42/342 & 3/42 Columbus
2
1929 to 1942
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell62/83. 62/83N Novo-Duplex
2
1963 - 1976
25
von Jezierski [2000]
Faber-Castell63/83 Novo-Duplex
2
1971 - 1975
25
von Jezierski [2000]
Favor, Ruhl & Co. M-D 7" Dual 10-5"
2
1940s
25
Chamberlain collection & ISRM
Frank, WilhelmSystem Frank Model 1 - registered design DRGM 173095
2
1902
25 & 50
Jordan, Eggert & Kneissl [1961]
FrenchPrototype long scale slide rule
6
1920
102
Pommel [pers. comm.]
HasslerGeodedic slide rule
10 @ 2-cycle
c1850
305
NIST [2003]
Hemmi200 Precision Duplex
6
1936 - 1968
240
Chamberlain collection & SRTCO [web site]
Hemmi201 Duplex (sold only in Japan)
4
1967 - 1968
200
SRTCO [web site]
Horner, Johan Kasparnone (segmented scale?)
several
c1830
?
Cajori[1910a]
Kolesh2761 Precision (by Nestler, same as 27)
2
c1917
100
Chamberlain collection & Kolesch catalog [1917]
Kolesh2763 Precision (by Nestler, same as 27a)
2
c1917
100
Kolesch catalog [1917]
Lambert-BranderLogarithmischen Rechenstabe (2 rules side by side)
2
c1761
60
Rudowski [2006]
Mannheimnone - side-by-side segmented scales
2
c1850s
?
von Jezierski [2000]
Nestler27, 27/25 & 0270 Precision
2
1907 to 1972
50
von Jezierski [2000]
Nestler27/1 & 27/15 Precision
2
c1915
30
Hopp [1999]
Nestler27a, 27/50 & 0275 Precision
2
1912 to 1972
100
Rance [2020]
NestlerLong - like Precision, one scale reversed
2
c1910
100
Pickworth [1910]
Nicholsonnone (segmented slide rule scale)
10 @ 2-cycle
1787
305
Cajori [1910a]
NicholsonGunter Scale
2
1787
37
Nicholoson [1787]
Peraux, E.Echelle Logarithmique boxwood & celuloid versions
2
c1860s
100
Cajori[1910a]
Peraux, E.Regle a calcul Deux Reglettes
2
1860
25
IBM [no date]
Peraux, E.Regle a calcul Deux Reglettes
2
1882
50
Cajori [1910a]
POST Ritow1460 &1462 High School (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1927
50
POST catalogue [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1463 Student Manifold (10 inch)
3
1925 - 1927
75
POST catalog [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1464 Manifold Adjustable (5 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
25
Paul Ross [web site]
POST Ritow1465 Manifold Adjustable (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
50
POST catalog [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1466 Manifold Duplex (20 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
100
Chamberlain collection & SRTCO [web site]
POST Ritow1468 Manifold Duplex (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1927
50
POST catalog [1925-1931]
POST Ritow1470 Manifold Simplex (10 inch)
2
1925 - 1930
50
POST catalog [1925-1931]
RoosDual 10"/5"
2
1940s
25
Chamberlain collection & ISRM
SeifertLogarithmisch-quadratischer Rechenstab
2
1924
62.5
Jordan, Eggert & Kneissl [1961]
StanleyK3670 Precision
2
1912
50
Stanley [1912]
Tavernier GravetZweitelliger Rechenschieber
2
1900
50
Reinhertz & Steppes [1903a]
Tavernier GravetZweitelliger Rechenschieber
2
1900
100
Reinhertz & Steppes [1903a]
Tavernier-GravetPeraux (with folded scales)
2
1867
100
von Jezierski [2002]
Tavernier Gravet51 Physicien de M. Ginat
2
c1930
50
Website Gonzalo Martin 2019
Tavernier-Gravet & Gravet-LenoirPeraux (with folded scales - boxwood)
2
1867
50
Etinne Pommel collection [see refs.]
ThorntonD4980 Precision
2
1916
50
Thornton Catalog [c1910]
ThorntonD4981 Precision
2
1916
100
Thornton Catalog [c1910]
Tower (same as Roos)5026
2
1940s
25
eBay - Apr. 2014
Unique10/20 Precision
2
1960's
51
Hopp[1999]
Unique5/10 Precision
2
1950s
25
Hopp[1999]
UniqueD1/D2 Dualistic High-Speed
2
1950s
25
Chamberlain collection & Tina's web site
UniqueD3/D4 Dualistic High-Speed
2
1960s
51
Hopp[1999]
UniquePioneer Long Scale
4
1960s
112
Barnes [pers. comm.]
Volknone (divided scale slide rule)
4
1969
100
Volk [1969]
NestlerModel 1920. 100cm long scale on 50cm slide rule
2
c1960s
100
Bready [pers. comm.]
Gebr. Wichmann1417 Precision
2
c1910
50
Christian Hamann collection [see refs]
Gebr. WichmannPy-Lo Eisenbahnlandmesser
2
c.1925 - 1930
62.5
Fernandez [2013]
 

Table III Long Scale Devices with Gunter Lines, Gridirons and Graphical Charts & Tables
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Gunter Lines (length of one log cycle)
DonnImproved 'Gunter' Navigation Scale
1
c1850
61
Chamberlain collection & van Poelje [2005]
ForsterGunter Rule ( 6ft. long double scale)
1
1632
91.4
Cajori [1910b]
WingateGunter's Line
1
1645
66
Cajori [1910b]
Gridiron Scales
Aston & ManderHannyngton's - Extended (120")
8
1884
288
Lovett [2009]
Aston & ManderHannyngton's - Extended (30")
5
1884
72
Galbraith [2005]
Aston & ManderHannyngton's - Extended (60")
5
1884
144
Hannyngton [2005]
Biechtinger, Th.none - 12m gridiron
20
1930s
12m
Joss [2000]
Cherry'sCalculator
20
1880
508
Pickworth [1910]
Clairault, JeanGridiron = 1500 French ft.
?
1720
50
Cajori [1910a]
Coopernone - 100"
20
c1900
254
Lovett [2015]
Evans, Dr. J.D.none
?
1866
?
Hopp [1999]
Gladstone'sCross Gauge (like Everett gridiron)
?
1923
10.8m
Hopp [1999]
Illgen, PaulCalculating Table
11
c1920
200
Atzbach collection
MarotiLogartabla Gridiron
14
1900s
c250
Hopp Collection
Nicholsonnone
10
1797
305
Cajori [1910a]
Schneider, FriedrichGraphical Calculating Table
10
1909
50
Atzbach collection
Graphical Charts & Tables
ARC Productsnone - two-Dimension Slide Rule (roller to roller)
100
1959
25.4m
Frankenfield [1961]
ARC Productsnone - two-Dimension Slide Rule (sliding chart)
100
1959
25.4m
Frankenfield [1961]
Ballantine,MacMillan Table Slide Rule
tabular
1931
4-digit precision
Ballantine [1931]
BilleterRechentafel - 0.5m
4
c1890
50
Joss [2000]
BilleterRechentafel - 1m
8
c1890
100
Joss[2000]
BilleterRechentafel - 1m
16
1887
100
Billeter [1887]
BilleterRechentafel - 4m
10
c1890
400
Joss[2000]
BilleterRechentafel - 8m
40
1887
800
Joss[2000]
Billeter & BohnhorstLogarithmische Rechenvorrichtung
50
1920
100m
Billeter & Bohnhorst [1920]
DumesnilRegle Universelle
8
c1900
200
Chamberlain collection & Knowles [1904]
Everett, J.D.Universal Proportion-Table
10/20
1866
203
Cajori [1910a]
GilsonPocket Slide Rule
14
1915-1922
178
Richardson & Clark [1918]
Goodchild (K&E)Mathematical Chart
100
c1902
16.5m
K&E Catalog [1903]
Jelinek, Dr. VaclavLogaritmal
10
1943
150
Atzbach collection
JiigenRechentafel
10
c1910
170
Jilgen [no date]
Kienbaum, GerhardSkalog - Graphische Logarithmentafel
12
1946
c10.7m
Rance [2014]
KnowlesCalculating Scale
20
1903
254
Knowles [1904]
Koch, A. & Putschbach, R.Schroedels MathematischeLogarithmentafel
4
1957
c11.2m
Rance [2014]
KoleschCalculigraph (same as Sands?)
22
c.1909
550
Kolesch [1917]
Kritz, FranzUniversal Calculator
20
c1920
300
Atzbach collection
Kubler, CarlMaximator Logarithmen Tafel
2
c1926
c4.1m
Rance [2014]
LaCroix and RagotGraphic Table book (long version)
40
1927
115m
La Croix & Ragot [1925]
LaCroix and RagotGraphic Table book (short version)
4
1927
13.8m
La Croix & Ragot [1925]
LaFayPetite Table Graphique de Logarithmes
10
c1930s
250
Chamberlain collection & Lafay [undated]
Leder, ErnstDie Praxis des Logarithmen-Rechens
1
c1889
c610
Rance [2014]
Leder, ErnstGraphischen Logarithmentafel
100
1908
665
Holland [2021]
LoeweRechenscalen
50
1893
10m
Loewe [1893]
Neuhofer & SohnJoseph Friedrich Logarithmischer Rechenschieber
5
1885
100
Heer [2013]
Obbink, J.B.Rechentafel ABACUS Graphische Logaritmentafel
22
1957
c88m
Rance [2014]
Pressler, Maximilian RobertMathematical Cinderella
1
c.1852
c550
Rance [2014]
ProellProell's Rechentafel
10
1901
120
Cajori [1910a]
REKARechenapparat
12
c1948
240
Van Poelje (2012)
Rohrberg, Prof. AlbertGraphische Funktionentafeln
1
1949
11.7m
Rance [2014]
Sands, JohnCalculigraph or Colyer-Noyes Slide Rule
22
1885 - 1895
550
Petri-Palmedo [1909]
SchererLogarithm-Graphische Rechentafel
10
1892
150
Hopp [1999]
SchererLogarithmisch-graphische Rechentafel
10
1892
1.5m
Cajori[1910a]
Schneider, EdmundZwolfmeter-Rechenschieber
50
c1924
12m
ISRM and Chamberlain collection; no reference known
Schneider, FriedrichMultiplex Graphische Rechentafel
15
1909
50
Schneider [1912/13]
Schneider, FriedrichRechentafelMultiplex
5/14
1912/1913
100
Weiss [pers. comm.]
Tichy, AntonGraphische Logarithmen-Tafeln
30
1897
c16m
Holland [2002]
Troeger, Karl EmilLogarithmische Rechentafel (with mechanism)
20
1922
?
Troeger [1922]
Vietsola, EinoGraphical calculating scale
20
1933
375
Leipala [2008]
 

Table IV Long Scale Slide Linear Rules with sawtooth shaped scales
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Leupold, JacobMechanische Rechen kunst
1(vernier)
1727
c84
Rudowski (2006a)
Lurie, A.N.Mannheim Precision
1
c1910
50.8
Babcock [1995]
Richardson, George WashingtonNo. 1898 Pyramid
20
c1915
508
Babcock [1995]
 

Table V Long Scale Circular Slide Rules
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Billeter, ErnstA1 Blitzrechner
1
1895-1912
30
Joss[1998] & Perregaux collection
Billeter, ErnstA2 Blitzrechner
1
1895-1912
65
Joss[1998] & Perregaux collection
Billeter, ErnstA3 Blitzrechner
1
1895-1912
130
Joss[1998] & Perregaux collection
Carroll, J.B.Critchlow M1 Slide Rule (Military)
1
c1940s
75
Borchers [2005]
Clairault, J.B.none - 22.4" cardboard
1
1727
c170
Hopp[1999]
Dennert & Pape (Aristo)KRS40 Kreisrechenschieber
1
1940s
100
eBay [2013]
East GermanMilitary
1
c1970s
75
Chamberlain collection & van Herwijnen [2003]
EmcoCzechoslovakia
1
IM2019
Fromme, GebruderKreis Rechenscheibe (circular slide rule)
1
c1920
c130
Chamberlain collection; no references known
Fuller/PalmerComputing Scale
1
1844 to 1870s
67
Feazel [1994]
GilsonBinary & Atlas (outer ring)
1
1930s to 1960s
64
Aldinger & Chamberlain [2000]
Gilson'square' Atlas (outer ring)
1
1920s
78
Aldinger & Chamberlain [2000]
LOGA75T Technical)
1
c 1950s
75
Smllenburg [2004]
LOGAE Basic
1
c 1930s
75
Smallenburg [2004]
LOGA75E Basic
1
c 1940s
75
Smallenburg [2004]
LOGA75EA Basic/Monetary/Conversion
1
c 1940s
75
Smallenburg [2004]
LOGA75RZ Retail/Conversion
1
c 1950s
75
Smallenburg [2004]
LOGAPrecision/Military
1
c 1940s
75
Smallenburg [2004]
NationalA1 Blitzrechner
1
1916-1935
30
Joss[1998] & Perregaux collection
NationalA2 Blitzrechner
1
1916-1935
65
Joss[1998] & Perregaux collection
Oughtred (Elias Allen) none - 12.5"
1
c1632
76
JOS[1996]
Scott, BenjaminUniversal and Perpetual Mathematical Instr.,
1
1733
148
Cajori [1910a]
Scott, Benjaminnone - 18" circular slide rule
1
1733
58
Cajori [1910a]
Smith-DavisPiecework Balance Calculator - 11-ft long scale
1
1905
335
Smith [1905]
Smith-DavisPremium Calculator
1
1905
137
Page's Engr. Wk. [1917]
Troeger, HansRechenscheibe
1
c1950s
72
Troeger, Hans [no date]
Troeger, HansPricing (extra percent scale for mark-up)
1
c1950s
72
Rance [2015]
Troeger, Karl EmilNo.1 (37/393/6004)
1
c1930s
72
Troeger, K. Emil [no date]
Troeger, Karl EmilNo.1a (for people with poor eyesight)
1
c1930s
100
Chamberlain collection & Troeger [no date]
 

Table VI Long Scale Circular Slide Rules with concentric windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
ARC ProductsExtended Slide Rule
25 semi-circle
1959
10.1m
Chamberlain collection & Frankenfield [1961]
ARC ProductsExtended Slide Rule
25
1959
18.5m
Frankenfield [1961]
BeauvaisLe Calculateur
10 semi-circle
c1920s
c184
Internet 2017
Boykin ProductsRotaRule Models 510 (copies of Dempster)
4 (hybrid)
1950's
127
Richard Davis]
Boykin ProductsRotaRule Models 560 (copies of Dempster)
4 (hybrid)
1950's
127
OS Rarities
Chatelain, Henri & othersBoucher (Calculigraphe)
3
1870s to 1920s
30
Chamberlain collection & Hopp [1998]
DelamainMathematical Ring
10
1630
c444
Cajori [1910a]
DelamainMathematical Ring
5
1630
c125
Cajori [1910a]
Dempster, J.R.RotaRule - A
4 (hybrid)
1930's
127
Davis
Dempster, J.R.RotaRule - AA
4 (hybrid)
1930's
127
Lovett [2003]
FowlerJubilee Magnum Extra Long Scale
11
1940s to 1970s
185
Lovett [2003]
FowlerJunior
3
1920s to 1970s
54
Lovett [2006]
FowlerLong Scale
6
1920s to 1970s
76
Lovett [2004]
FowlerMagnum Long Scale
6
1940s to 1970s
127
Lovett [2009]
Herrmann, Gustav FriedrichRechenknecht
10
c.1877
500
Encyclopedie Sci. & Math. [1906]
Kueffel & EsserSperry
3 (hybrid)
1904 to 1940
32
Otnes [1997]
Montaque WormanC/10/L.E.A.
10
c1944
522
Otnes [pers. comm.,2006]
Pickett & Eckel110ES (near copy of RotaRule scales)
4 (hybrid)
1960's
127
Shepherd [1998]
Scientific Pub. Co. & othersThe Mechanical Engineer
2
c1900
17
DeCesaris [1998]
SextonOmnimetre #6 (Companion)
20
c1900
411
Lovett [2004]
SwissThe Mechanical Engineer
2
c1900
24
DeCesaris [1998]
UniqueDial Calculator
5
1930s ?
127
Hopp[1999]
UnknownNone - "IGN"
?
c1900
c1m
Fernandez [2016]
 

Table VII Long Scale Circular Slide Rules with spiral windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Adams, Georgenone - 12" spiral sr w/10 windings
10
1748
c500
Cajori [1910a]
Aleksandrov, A. Ia.none - spiral slide rule
2
1950
100
Aleksandrov [1950]
Aleksandrov, A. Ia.none - spiral slide rule
4
1950
200
Aleksandrov [1950]
ALRO1010 Commercial
6
c1940
150
Schuitema [1993]
ALRO1010 Commercial - desk model
6
c1940
200
van Herwijnen [2003]
AppoullotLogz T2
3
c1925
60
Chamberlain [1995]
AppoullotLogz T3
3
c1925
79
Lovett [2003]
AppoullotLogz T4
3
c1925
140
Chamberlain collection & Appoulllot [1931]
Brown, Johnnone - spiral slide rule
10
c1660
?
Hopp[1999]
Brown, Johnnone - spiral slide rule
20
c1660
?
Hopp[1999]
Brown, Johnnone - spiral slide rule
5
c1660
213
Science Museum (1)
Brown, Thomasnone - spiral slide rule
5
1631
?
Hopp[1999]
Computer Manufacturing Co.Ross Precision Computer (Type I)
25
c1914
914
Chamberlain collection & Ross [1916 & no date]
Computer Manufacturing Co.Ross Precision Computer (Type II)
25
c1920
914
Chamberlain collection & Ross [1916 & no date]
ConciseM.V. Douglas
10
1960's
152
O'Leary [pers. Comm.]
DemoulinCercle a Calculs
20
c1944
800
Chamberlain collection & Courvoisier [1946]
DixonCombined Spiral Multi-Index Slide Rule
10
1882
421
Science Museum (3)
Facini, Bernadusnone - spiral
4
c1714
122
JOS [1999]
Fearnley, J. B.Universal Calculator
2 @10
c1900
c993 & c409
Fearnley [1881]
GilsonAtlas - Type I (square)
30
1920's
1400
Lovett [200r30]
GilsonAtlas - Type II
30
c1930s
1186
Lovett [2002]
GilsonAtlas - Type III
25
1940's
1067
Lovett [2002]
GreierMono-Skala spiral slide rule
50
c1931
3200
Robbrecht [2013]
Holland, JohannesCirculi Proportionum Logarithicj
10
1650
c560
Whipple Museum
Hullet, JohannesCirculariter sed Vitato Circuito (spiral slide rule)
10
1635
380
British Museum collection [Hullet]
Kupchinov, I.I.none - spiral slide rule
10
c.1906
780
Kupchinov [1935]
LillyLilly's Improved Slide Rule
10
c1912
457
Mollan [pers. Comm.]
Logomat2000
3
c1970s
60
Fernandez
Logomat2300
2
c1970s
60
Lovett [2006]
Logomat3307
2
c1970s
20
van Herwijnen [2002]
Logomat1300/1301
2
c1970s
38
van Herwijnen [2002]
Logomat1300/1302
2
c1970s
38
van Herwijnen [2002]
Logomat816 (V & G)
3
c1970s
110
Schuitema [1995]
LogomatMini-2000
3
c1970s
60
van Herwijnen [2002]
LogomatPfiffikus 1703
2
c1970s
24
van Herwijnen [2002]
LogomatPfiffikus Passavant 2001
3
c1970s
34
van Herwijnen [2002]
Londresnone - spiral slide rule
?
1878
1270
Molk & Meyer (1906), p. 421
Milburn, Williamnone - spiral slide rule
?
c1650
?
Cajori [1910a]
Nicholsonnone - spiral slide rule
10
c1787
1250
Cajori [1910a]
Oughtred, William G.none - spiral slide rule
?
1627
?
Cajori [1910a]
SchuermannCalculating Instrument
?
c1896
?
Pickworth [1910]
Steinhauser, Anone - spiral slide rule
?
1893
?
Rudowski [2013]
Sutton, Henrynone - spiral slide rule
2
c1652
c170
National Maritime Museum
Sutton, Henrynone - spiral slide rule
5
1663
c280
Science Museum (2)only 1 known example
 

Table VIII Long Scale Cylindrical Slide Rules with helical windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
BoucherHelice a Calcul
?
1857
?
Molk & Meyer[1906]
Browne, C.O.Fuller-Browne Calculator #FC 46
50
c1960s
1049
Hopp [2000]
Browne, C.O.Fuller-Browne Calculator (Austrialia)
20
c1960s
419
Hopp [2000]
Browne, C.O.Prototype #1 & #2
10
c1960s
508
Sandie [2013]
CarbicFischer helical calculator
20
1956
140
Fischer [1956]
CarbicOtis King Model "K" (w/ log scale)
20
1920's to 1970's
168
Hopp [1995]
CarbicOtis King Model "L"
20
1920's to 1970's
168
Hopp [1995]
CarbicOtis King Model "N"
20
1920's to 1970's
168
Tarantolo
DarwinSpiral slide rule
?
c1875
?
Cajori [1910a]
Dennert & PapeSystem Bygrave
?
1930s
366
McConnell [2021]
Everett, J.D.Cylindrical slide rule
10
1866
203
Rudowski [2013]
HughesBygrave
?
1922
366
Barnes [85]
LaFayHelice a Calcul #1
20
1931
85
Chamberlain Collection
LaFayHelice a Calcul #2
50
1931
250
Chamberlain Collection
LaFayHelice a Calcul #2bis
25
1931
125
LaFay 3 references]
LeibnizCalculating Cylinder
25
1712
800
Rudowski (2007b)
POST Ritow1475 Cylindrical (12 inch)
60
1925 to 1930
1500
Ross & Hume [2000]
Schukarev, AleksandrCylindrical slide rule
80
c1910
1000
Leipl [2013]
StanleyBarnard's Coordinate Calculator
10
c1925
250
Hopp [2000]
StanleyFuller Model 1
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Lovett [2003]
StanleyFuller Model 2A (w/ sine scales)
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Hopp[1999]
StanleyFuller Model 2B (w/ log & sine scales)
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Lovett [2001]
StanleyFuller Model 3 - Bakewell Stadia
20
1878 to 1960
1270
Hopp[1999]
Stanley'Midget' (200")
?
c1879
508
Feely & Schure [22]
StanleyMidget Fuller
50
?
200
Rudowski (2006b)
Steward, J.H.R.H. Smith Calculator - Type I
25
c1899 - 1910
102
Weinstock [1997]
Steward, J.H.R.H. Smith Calculator - Type II
20
c1906 - 1915
127
Pickworth [1910]
Tienstra, Jacob MennoCylindrical slide rule
60
c.WWII
1000
Ch. J. A. Hakkart [2014]
UnknownMini-Fuller (250")
50
?
635
Rudowski [2006b]
UnknownThe Engine Cylindrical Slide Rule
?
c1960s
1372 ?
Wilson [1990]
Unknownnone - cylindrical slide rule with spiral scale
60
c1960s
c480
eBay sale [2009a]
WieglebCylinder machine for Calculation (Rudowski model)
8 (4 log cycles)
1801
c.390
Rudowski [2006b]
WrightArithometer
20
1869
1900
Kidwell [1998]
WrightArithometer
10
1869
?
Kidwell [1998]
 

Table IX Long Scale Cylindrical Slide Rules with linear windings
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Billeter, JuliusW 2
16
started in 1888
200
Joss [2001]
Billeter, JuliusW 4
20
started in 1888
400
Chamberlain & Rance collection
Daemen-Schmid (became LOGA)RW Cylindrical 24m
80
started in 1896
2400
Joss [2001]
Daemen-Schmid (became LOGA)Universal Rechenwalz 10m
50
c.1894
1000
Joss [2001]
Daemen-Schmid (became LOGA)Universal Rechenwalze 12m
50
1896 to 1903
1200
Joss [2001]
Dennert & PapeDrehrechner
100
1948
1000
Dennert & Pape [1948]
Everett, J.D.Cylindrical slide rule (conceptual model only)
?
1860s
?
Cajori [1910a]
FrenchCylindrical Slide Rule
10
?
150
Chamberlain collection; no references known
Germannone - cylindrical slide rule
20
?
100
eBay offering [2009b]
Giken, MutoKooler Calculator
50
1960's
491
Shepherd [2001]
Keber, Max (Walzheim)Grosser Rechenwalze
20
1960s?
200
Chamberlain collection; no references known
Keuffel & EsserThacher's Calculating Instrument
40
1900 to 1900
914
Feely & Schure [1995]
LOGARW Cylindrical 1m
20
1903 to 1935
100
Joss [pers. Comm.]
LOGARW Cylindrical 1.2m
40
1903 to 1935
120
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 2m
20
1903 to 1935
200
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 2.4m
20
1903 to 1935
240
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 7.5m
40
1903 to 1935
750
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 10m
50
1903 to 1935
1000
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 15m
60
1903 to 1935
1500
Joss [2001]
LOGARW Cylindrical 24m
80
1903 to 1935
2400
Joss [2001]
Mannheim (by Gravet)Regle a Calcul Cylindrique (metal)
4
c1860
50
https://photocalcul.com/Calcul/Regles/Collection_Etienne_Sigismond/regle_cylindreMannheim/regleCylindre_Mannheim.html
MannheimRegle a Calcul Cylindrique (metal)
10
1873
125
Hopp[1999]
MannheimRegle a Calcul Cylindrique (wooden)
10
1871
125
Hopp[1999]
Mannheim (by Tavernier-Gravet)Rgle Calcul Cylindrique
10
1854
100
Rous [1867]
National8
40
started in 1916
800
Chamberlain collection
National10
50
started in 1916
1000
Joss [2001] & Rance collection
National10 special with £ s d scale
50
started in 1916
1000
Joss [2001]
National16
80
started in 1916
1600
Joss [2001] & Chamberlain Collection
National20
80
started in 1916
2000
Chamberlain Collection
NestlerCylindrical Calculator No. 44
16
1922-1960
160
Nestler [1938]
NestlerCylindrical Calculator No. 44a
30
1925-1960
375
Chamberlain Collection
NestlerCylindrical Calculator No. 45
50
1922-1960
1250
Hopp [1999]
NumaCylindrical slide rule 14.4m
50
?
1440
Joss [2001]
Podtiagin, MikhailCylindrical slide rule
10
c.1930
106
Leipala [2013]
ReissCylindrical
?
c1950s ?
?
Hopp [1999]
REWACylindrical slide rule 10m
50
c.1930s
1000
Chamberlain collection; unknown maker
REWACylindrical slide rule 3m
20
?
300
Brecker [2008]
Schmidt, ThacherAutomatic Lightening Calculator
40
1942
914
Meeker [web site]
Schneider, Edmund - MunichReciloga 2m
15
?
200
Joss [2001]
StanleyThacher's Calculating Instrument
40
1883 to 1900
914
Feely & Schure [1995]
TroegerNo.3 Rechenwalzen
64
patented 1915
735
Troeger [no date]
TroegerNo.4 Rechenwalzen (5 Bavarian feet )
20
patented 1915
147
Joss [2001]
UnknownCylindrical slide rule - 4.15m
20
?
415
Kugel [2003]
UnknownCylindrical slide rule - 1.6m
16
?
160
Joss [2001]
 

Table X Long Scale Rim, Band or Tape Slide Rules
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Cylindrical with Rim Scales
BeyerlenDas Rechenrad
2
1886
95.6
Reinhertz & Steppes [1903b]
DelamainGreat Cylinder - 1yd (100 or more rings)
50/set; 2 sets
c1632
c144m
Cajori [1910b]
HoyauBoites a calculer (circular on disk rim)
1
c1816
2500
Cajori [1910a]
Smith-DavisPiecework Balance Calculator
2 wheel rims
1906
335
Page's [1917]
Smith-DavisPremium Calculator
2 wheel rims
1906
137
Page's [1917]
StanleyWythe's Complex Number
4
1960
?
Atzbach Collection
UnknownRim slide rule
2
c1950s
c90
eBay offering [2011]
Tape and Band Slide Rules
Beauchamp Towertwo 12.5 ft long tapes
2
1885
762
Boys [1885]
DarwinMetalic Tapes
?
1875
?
Cajori [1910a]
Masera, SilvioRechenstab mit Endlosband
?
1902 patent
?
Joss [1998]
Multornone
2
1950s ?
244
Rudowski [2006a]
Paisley (band slide rule)Calculator Model A (Aluminum & Bakelite versions)
2
c1939
50.8
Tarantolo Collection [1997]
ScheffeltVisier-Rollen
2
1702
90
Rudowski [2006a]
UnknownStibitz Film Slide Rule
3 to 10
c1943
c200-670m
Von Jezierski & Rance [2012]
Gebr. WichmannRechen-Bandmass
2
c1939
70
Hopp [1999]
 

Table XI World Record Slide Rules
MakerModel No./TypeSectionsApprox
Date
Effective
Scale
Length (cm)
Data Source
Alvirne High Schoolnone - 320'
1-segment
1979
97.8m
Bashir State University, UfaPhysics and Mathematics faculty
1-building
1972
c200 m
Rance [2012]
Bready, JimColossus 2
135 spirals
2017
266.09 m
De Cesaris [2017]
Daemen-Schmid (became LOGA)RW Cylindrical 24m
80-rev spiral
started in 1896
24m
Joss [33]
GilsonAtlas - Type I (square)
30-rev. spiral
1920's
14m
Aldinger & Chamberlain [1]
Hoyer, DaveEximius Diu 6"
135-rev. spiral
2012
175m
http://www.encoreconsulting.com.au/sr/eximiusdiu.html
Roanoke-Benson High School20' long, 110-lbs
1-segment
1973-74
6.1m
Smith-DavisPiecework Balance Calculator - 11' long scale
1- rev. circle
1905
3.35m
Google "Calculating History"
Solberg, Skip / Francis, Jay"The Texas Magnum", model TM-1 - 350' 6.6"
1-segment
2001
106.8m
Chamberlain [2004]
Springfield Jr. High Schoolnone - 59' 1.25"
1-segment
1978
18m
Univ. Ill. Lawnone - 323' 9.5"
1-segment
1983
98.7m